Bias: Skews Right

Reliability: Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues

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Overview

Ad Fontes Media rates Fox News in the Skews Right category of bias and as Generally Reliable/Analysis OR Other Issues in terms of reliability. Fox News posts news and information online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It’s the digital partner to the cable news channel with the same name. Founded in 1996, Fox News is owned by Fox News Media, part of the Fox Corporation created by Rupert Murdoch.

Overall Score

The following are Fox News’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 35.86

Bias: 14.63

Panels of analysts from Ad Fontes Media regularly review representative sample content to rate it for reliability and bias. Each panel of analysts comprises one left-leaning, one right-leaning, and one center-leaning analyst.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating content. To determine its reliability score, we consider the content’s veracity, expression, its title/headline, and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a weighted scale, with the average of those creating the sample content’s overall reliability score.

To determine sample content’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position, and how it compares to other reporting or analysis from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a weighted scale, with the average of those creating the content’s overall bias score.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to middle to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 40 are generally good; scores below 24 are generally problematic. Scores between 24-40 indicate a range of possibilities, with some sources falling there because they are heavy in opinion and analysis, and some because they have a high variation in reliability between articles.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to +42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being minimally biased, equally balanced, or exhibiting a centrist bias.

Individual Content Sample Scores

These are the most recent content samples that Ad Fontes Media analysts have rated for this source.

Content Sample URLBiasReliability
Twitter reacts to CNN's Sesame Street town hall on COVID vaccines: 'Government propaganda'1129.67
Liberal media ignores Winsome Sears' historic Virginia win; 'The Five' reacts14.6735.67
ACLU busts Biden's narrative on payments to illegals5.3340
'Kissing disease’ among teenagers may trigger multiple sclerosis: report047
Washington Post crushed for piece calling on American consumers to lower expectations: 'Joe Biden's America'9.3332.67
Majority of House Democrats vote in favor of lowering voting age to 16-1.3347
Residents in AOC's district say how much they think the rich pay in taxes1635
Trump, with spate of 2022 endorsements, goes where no former president’s gone before9.3336
Rose McGowan supports Nicki Minaj for standing up to 'powerful elite' amid White House drama13.6725.33
Hannity rips Biden on Afghanistan: Americans being 'held hostage ... behind enemy lines'18.6727.33
Rep. August Pfluger: Afghanistan reveals the Biden Doctrine – Hear no evil. See no evil. Stop no evil.12.3332.67
Pompeo: Biden failing to execute Afghan withdrawal, Trump warned Taliban of consequences11.3334.67
Biden says he 'respects' Cuomo decision to resign, says disgraced gov did 'a hell of a job'0.6743.67
Cori Bush, Democrat demanding eviction halt, was sued for not paying rent14.3334
Border migrants dropped off at bus stations as authorities struggle to cope7.3342.33
Critical race theory to face first major political test in Virginia5.6741.33
Senate GOP report finds Biden administration spending $2B to suspend border wall construction13.3335.33
Biden heckled at Terry McAuliffe rally in Virginia: 'It's not a Trump rally, let him holler'5.3341.33
Cawthorn stands by call for criminal charges against Fauci: He 'broke his oath'7.6739.33
Chicago, Boston, Atlanta join growing list of cities requiring students wear masks045
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. says voter ID requirements 'insidious' in talk with fleeing Texas Dems2.6742
Victor Davis Hanson: The secret that Biden, Obama, Hillary won't say aloud about today's Democratic Party15.6728.67
Antifa violently clashes with police outside Los Angeles spa following alleged transgender disrobing incident939.33
Sen. Portman reveals bipartisan infrastructure bill will not include IRS reform, after GOP pushback6.3343
Former surgeon general says CDC mask guidance 'premature' and 'wrong'2.3343.67